What are the characteristics of a good boat?

posted Sep 24, 2017, 5:52 PM by Barbara Fortunato   [ updated Sep 26, 2017, 6:26 AM ]
2: M 9/25A lab, 4: T 9/26B lab

Today, we'll try to construct a boat which can hold the most weight.  We'll think about what characteristics make a good boat.
Homework:  (we'll start this in class) Watch the following two videos.  Take notes during the second video, and show all of your work on the practice problem with the horse.  

Archimedes Taking a Bath

Archimedes' Principle